Vice President Acquisitions – Hotels , London and Regional Properties
Henri Wilmes is Vice President - Hotel Acquisitions for London and Regional Properties (L+R) and in charge of hotel acquisitions for the group at worldwide level and involved in strategic asset management for the entire hotel portfolio.
L+R is one of the largest private real estate investors
in Europe with a clear focus on hotel investment. Its hotel portfolio currently consists of 70 hotels located mainly in Europe and in the Caribbean with a combined investment value in excess of GBP 3 billion. The aim of L+R is to continue increasing its exposure to the hotel sector during the coming years and is clearly positioned as a “value-added” investor. Since joining L+R in 2011, Henri has been involved in transactions, debt financing and restructurings for a combined value of ca GBP 1.7bn. Henri’s involvement in the execution of asset management strategies led to L+R receiving the HAMA Europe Asset Management Achievement Award 2016 in recognition of its extraordinary achievements and value creation at the Intercontinental Dublin. Previous to joining L+R, Henri worked before for five years in financial and strategic advisory to the real estate and hospitality sectors in Spain with a focus on M&A and debt restructuring. Henri is a MSc in Finance graduate from London Business School and holds a BSc in Hospitality Management from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne.